Category Archives: On our Shelf

On our Shelf – Daniel and the Lion

Title:  Daniel and the Lion Author/Illustrator: Claire Brandenburg Publisher: Conciliar Press What it’s about: A boy named Daniel who is being bullied, the emotions he experiences, and how he overcomes the situation.  It shows the confusion, fear, and anxiety he … Continue reading

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On our Shelf – What is an Icon?

Title: What is an Icon? Author/Illustrator/Publisher: St. Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Monastery (reprint of original edition by Talanton Press) found here What it’s about: this amazing book teaches the reader what an icon is, why we venerate them, where we find … Continue reading

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On our Shelf- A pocketful of Seeds

Title: A Pocketful of Seeds Author: Sylvia Leontaritis Illustrator: Talanton Press Publisher: Panagia Press What it’s about: A boy who meets a monk named Papouli, who teaches him to help others through his example.  They travel together planting, sowing seeds, … Continue reading

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On our shelf – The Holy Monks of Mount Athos

Title: The Holy Monks of Mount Athos Author/Illustrator: Patrikia Publisher: St. Nectarios Press What it’s about: This picture book walks you through the daily lives of the monks who pray, live, and work on Mount Athos. What we love about … Continue reading

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On our shelf

The Orthodox Children’s Press has decided to set a goal.  It’s a plan… to fill this empty bookshelf with all of the wonderful Orthodox children’s books we can find.  Along with adding books to the shelf, we will provide an … Continue reading

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